The New Hampshire Electric Co-op announced Thursday it’s forming a new entity that will focus on finding ways and funding to provide high speed Internet to its members. This comes just a week after members voted on whether to include facilitating broadband access in the co-op’s by-laws. That measure narrowly failed to meet the two-thirds majority needed. But, it did make clear to the co-op that broadband access was a priority for its members. Co-op president and CEO Steve Camerino says that about 60 percent of co-op members don’t have access to high-speed Internet. The co-op serves about 84,000 people in New Hampshire. “The only reason we’re even jumping into this is we serve a large service territory where people don’t have this available to them...
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N.H. Electric Co-op Announces New Entity To Focus On Broadband Access